Official Trailer for Jane Campion's Cannes Hit Bright Star

July 21, 2009
Source: Yahoo

Bright Star Trailer

Pathe and BBC Films have debuted the official trailer for Jane Campion's Bright Star on Yahoo today. Bright Star is a slow-moving period romance about poet John Keats, played by Ben Whishaw, who falls in love with Fanny Brawne, played by Abbie Cornish. This had its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival back in May and received quite an enthusiastic response from critics. However, I was not a big fan of it at all, it was just too boring for me. Even though this trailer is very well put together and the photography looks gorgeous, I still have no interest in seeing it again. But other cinephiles might enjoy it, so check it!

Watch the official trailer for Jane Campion's Bright Star:

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You can also watch the trailer for Bright Star in High Definition on Yahoo

A romantic drama based on the secret 3-year romance between 19th century poet John Keats and Fanny Brawne, outspoken student of high fashion, which was cut short by Keats' untimely death at age 25.

Bright Star is both written and directed by Oscar winning Kiwi filmmaker Jane Campion, of Passionless Moments, After Hours, The Piano, The Portrait of a Lady, Holy Smoke, and In the Cut previously. This first premiered at the world famous Cannes Film Festival back in May, where it received a lot of early awards buzz. The UK Film Council will be bringing Bright Star to limited theaters starting on September 18th.

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Reader Feedback - 17 Comments


I miss Don 🙁

Itri on Jul 21, 2009


looks beautiful

Brian Barajas on Jul 21, 2009


Looks gay.

That Awesome Norwegian Guy on Jul 21, 2009


I am really looking forward to this one! Keats is one of my favorite poets and their story looks wonderfully told!

Hyacinth on Jul 21, 2009


looks great! Love the style, love the cinematography and love the music 🙂 Hope the acting is good and its not cliche

jaja on Jul 21, 2009


SPC wishes they could have their name on this film. Here's the deal Alex, if you agree to see this to-be-nominated for an Oscar film (Campion's return to form!) again, I'll agree to watch the extended version of Watchmen. Deal? 🙂

iheartsubtitles on Jul 21, 2009


Being a huge fan of John Keats and his work, I've been looking forward to seeing this movie since I've first heard about it. The trailer is indeed a thing of beatuy. Can't wait!

Jill on Jul 22, 2009


tarantino loved this @ cannes

fucku on Jul 22, 2009


This is the stuff of Bum Sauce.

Crapola on Jul 22, 2009


meh.... Is it me? or is the Narrator's voice suck?

MotherBoy69 on Jul 22, 2009


Here's a poster for Jane Campion's Bright Star. I love Abbie Cornish, and I'm glad the film was well-received at Cannes. Definitely look forward to checking it out once it hits theaters

Bradd on Jul 22, 2009


Movie about John Keats? I'm sold.

felix on Jul 22, 2009


Of course you thought it was boring Alex, it didn't have Giant Robots or Explosions in it.

Captian Nemo on Jul 24, 2009


Saw this extraordinary film at a special premiere for the CA Film Institute in San Rafael, CA this evening, and was blown away... Deeply moving, heartbreaking, exquisite filmmaking, direction, acting.. Must see in a theater/ don't wait for DVD! Jane Campion was there and did a fascinating Q&A afterwards... What a brilliant artist she is..

Laurirose on Jul 31, 2009


Of course you find it boring Alex. It appears the majority of your reviews are for male oriented comic flicks. I cannot believe you even took the time to watch this film in the first place. I'm so sick of male oriented shoot em up, CGI'd, explosive crap! There's more to the world than that. It's as if the whole world is simply one sided, well, apparently to the average male it is! You call yourself a cinephile? I think not! I can't wait to see this film and it's beauty. I love the trailer.

Tigerbos on Aug 22, 2009


I saw this film as well. I was extremely moved. I am getting the chance to interview Jane next week. I am so excited to be in her presence.

danielle sonnenberg on Sep 9, 2009


Beautiful movie with a wonderful musical score.

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